Stephen Larkin

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Stephen Larkin
First baseman
Born: (1973-07-24) July 24, 1973 (age 43)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 27, 1998, for the Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
September 27, 1998, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Batting average .333
Hits 1
Runs batted in 0
Teams

Stephen Karari Larkin (born July 24, 1973 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a retired American Major League Baseball player and the brother of Barry Larkin, a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Another brother, Byron Larkin, was an All-American basketball player at Xavier University. He played in only one MLB game during his career in baseball, playing for the Cincinnati Reds against the Pittsburgh Pirates, batting 1 for 3. He attended Moeller High School like his brother, graduating in 1991. He spent most of his baseball career in the minors.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Stephen played college baseball for Cliff Gustafson at the University of Texas, where he played in the College World Series in 1992 and 1993.

In 1994, he was drafted in the 10th round by the Texas Rangers and began playing in the minors for the Low-A Hudson Valley Renegades, and then for the Single-A Charleston RiverDogs in 1995. He also played thirteen games for the Winston-Salem Warthogs that same year. In 1996, he played for the Single-A Charleston AlleyCats for half a season and again for the Winston-Salem Warthogs and stayed on with the latter for the 1997 season, as well. In 1998, he was called up from the minors, then playing for the Chattanooga Lookouts, for his game with the Cincinnati Reds. Stephen Larkin played first base, his brother Barry played shortstop, while fellow Reds Bret Boone played second base and his younger brother Aaron Boone played third base making the occasion the only time in baseball history that two sets of siblings were on the field at the same time. He spent the 1999 and 2000 seasons with the Lookouts. He finished his career by playing in the independent professional leagues from 2001 through 2005.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stephen Larkin Baseball Statistics (1993-2005)". Thebaseballcube.com. 1973-07-24. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

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